The New Establishment


The 2016 New Establishment: Aircraft Pictures

From Playback magazine: Aircraft has made the leap from single-project focus to multi-project slate, learning how to juggle business, creative and partnerships in the process.

New Metric Media

The 2016 New Establishment: New Metric Media

From Playback magazine: With an instinct for content that resonates with fans and programmers alike, Patrick O’Sullivan and Mark Montefiore have quickly built an impressive slate.

April Mullen

The 2015 New Establishment: April Mullen

From Playback magazine: After 15 years of acting and producing original IP through Wango Films, Mullen is establishing herself as a go-to director-for-hire.

The Witch

The 2015 New Establishment: JoBro Productions and Scythia Films

From Playback magazine: Jonathan Bronfman and Daniel Bekerman have made a splash in the indie film biz after joining forces less than three years ago. (The Witch pictured.)

Sara Lynn Cauchon

The 2015 New Establishment: Sara Lynn Cauchon

From Playback magazine: How digital lifestyle maven Sara Lynn Cauchon teamed with RTR Media to develop the successful Domestic Geek YouTube channel and brand.

Aaron Gilbert

The 2015 New Establishment: Bron Studios

From Playback magazine: Our annual list of red-hot mid-career executives, entrepreneurs and behind-the-camera talents kicks off with Vancouver’s Bron Media Corp. (CEO Aaron Gilbert pictured.)

Todor Kobokov

The New Establishment: Todor Kobakov

Film composer – and occasional indie rocker – Todor Kobakov is racking up credits and kudos as one of Canada’s most cutting-edge sound artists.

Zach Lipovsky

The New Establishment: Zach Lipovsky

With a skill set that spans app development, VFX, directing and producing, Lipovsky is using diversification to his advantage in a fragmented media industry.


We’re looking for the New Establishment

We’re asking Playback‘s readers and industry insiders to help us identify the best and brightest of their peers for the inaugural award.